- Emanate is defined as to come from or send forth.
An example of emanate is music coming out of speakers.
intransitive verbemanated, emanating
Origin of emanate; from Classical Latin emanatus, past participle of emanare, to flow out, arise ; from e-, out + manare, to flow ; from Indo-European base an unverified form mano-, damp, wet from source Welsh mawn, peat
intr. & tr.v.em·a·nat·ed, em·a·nat·ing, em·a·nates
Origin of emanateLatin ēmānāre, ēmānāt-, to flow out : ē-, ex-, ex- + mānāre, to flow.
(third-person singular simple present emanates, present participle emanating, simple past and past participle emanated)
- (intransitive) To come from a source; issue from.
- Fragrance emanates from flowers.
- (rare) To send or give out; manifest.